Easy Dessert Recipes - Chocolate Cake

Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe fun for kids birthday parties. Kids just love this cake.


Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Buttermilk 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Baking soda 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Eggs 4
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon (1
All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Cocoa powder 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
For ganache
Heavy cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chocolate wafer 1 Cup (16 tbs) (milk or dark chocolate or a combination of both)
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
For decoration
Smarties 2 Tablespoon (more or less as desired)



1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.


2. In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, baking soda, buttermilk, egg, and vanilla extract. Whisk well.

3. Sift and add flour and cocoa powder in it. Mix well.

4. In a 9x13 greased oven safe dish, transfer the batter and spread evenly.

5. Pop the dish in oven and bake for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick when inserted in the center comes out clean.

6. In a pot, add cream, chocolate wafers, and vanilla. Melt in microwave or stove top.

7. Poke cake with skewer and drizzle half of the melted chocolate mixture over it. Allow it to cool.

8. Once the cake is cooled to room temperature, pour the remaining chocolate mixture on top. Cover it with foil and let it rest for a couple of hours.


9. Decorate with smarties, cut into wedges and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 541Calories from Fat 124

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 506 mg21.08%

Total Carbohydrates 94 g31.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 38 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet